White Rose duo gear up to tackle the Tour de Yorkshire

Home riders Ben Swift and Tom Pidcock have been confirmed to race in next week’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Anna van der Breggen is headed to the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women's Race. (Picture: AP)

Olympic and world champions headline all-star Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race startlist

The reigning Olympic and world champions will line up next week in the expanded Asda Tour de Yorkshire women’s race.

On the podium: Rio Olympics champion Greg van Avermaet, centre.

Olympic champion pedals in to the Tour de Yorkshire

The growing reputation of the Tour de Yorkshire was underlined yesterday with the announcement that the reigning Olympic road race champion will take his place on the startline in Beverley on Thursday week.

Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet, right, of the BMC Racing team is heading bakc to the Tour de Yorkshire. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Olympic champion headed back to Tour de Yorkshire

Reigning Olympic road race champion Greg Van Avermaet will contest next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Sir Gary Verity and Mark Cavendish

Cavendish back to race in ‘beautiful’ Yorkshire

Mark Cavendish will make his return from injury on the roads of Yorkshire next month.

Mark Cavendish (centre) shakes hands with Alberto Contador (left) and Chris Froome at the start of of the first stage of the Tour de France in in Leeds. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Mark Cavendish back on the road at Tour de Yorkshire

MARK CAVENDISH has confirmed he will return to road racing after injury by taking part in this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Tom Stewart.

Disappointed Stewart now turns his focus to Tour de Yorkshire

HE GAVE it everything he had but Doncaster cyclist Tom Stewart came up just short on his Commonwealth Games debut, on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Harrogate's Jack Laugher with his gold medal following the men's 3m Springboard at the Optus Aquatic Centre during day eight of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire).

I’m still behind where I need to be, says Jack Laugher as he prepares for hat-trick bid

HARROGATE’S Jack Laugher kept his cool as the rain poured down to move within one win of a gold medal hat-trick at the Commonwealth Games.

England's Annie Last celebrates winning gold in the Women's Cross-Country at the Nerang Mountain Bike Trails. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

Commonwealth Games: Annie Last comes in first after golden mountain bike ride

SHEFFIELD’S Annie Last finished first to claim Commonwealth gold in the women’s cross-country mountain biking.

Champion: England's Evie Richards, silver, and Annie Last, gold, take a selfie with their medals.

Commonwealth Games: Sheffield’s Annie Last is first as she strikes gold

There was a cycling one-two for England at the Commonwealth Games as Annie Last won the women’s mountain bike cross country race ahead of team-mate Evie Richards in Nerang.

Silver success: Harry Tanfield heading for time trial medal.

Commonwealth Games: Harry Tanfield fills the gap with a silver medal

FROM unknown to silver medallist in the space of 49 minutes, Harry Tanfield joined his brother on the world cycling stage.

Priced at 2.99, the programme is on sale from shops along the route, and can also be ordered NOWfor just 4.50,including postage and packing.

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: How to get the official programme posted straight to your door

The Yorkshire Post has teamed up with Welcome to Yorkshire to produce the official 2018 Tour de Yorkshire race programme.
The Tour de Yorkshrie begins on May 3.

YP Letters: Correct way to fly flag for Tour de Yorkshire

From: Patrick Ruecroft, Bedern Bank, Ripon.

Silver lining: Harry Tanfield poses with his silver medal.

Commonwealth Games: Oh brother! Harry Tanfield joins Charlie in the medals

YORKSHIRE’S Harry Tanfield followed younger brother Charlie onto the podium on the Gold Coast as England won Commonwealth silver and bronze in the road cycling time trials despite the shock of an administrative error costing Melissa Lowther the opportunity to compete.

Missied out: Wakefield's Melissa Lowther. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix

Commonwealth Games: Tears for Melissa as blunder costs her cycling chance

WAKEFIELD cyclist Melissa Lowther was left “gutted” after an administrative error meant she was left off the entry list for today’s Commonwealth Games time trial.

England's Nile Wilson celebrates winning a gold medal in the Men's Individual All-Round Final with coach Ben Collie. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

Commonwealth Games: Nile Wilson keeps on smiling his way to gold

NILE WILSON grinned his way a second Commonwealth Games gold medal after eclipsing England team-mate James Hall in a dramatic finish to the men’s all-around competition in Coomera.

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England's Charlie Tanfield celebrates with his gold medal in the Men's 4000m Individual Pursuit Finals. (Picture: PA)

Commonwealth Games: Charlie Tanfield hits top gear to add a Commonwealth gold to his name

A DAY after being forced into submission by the Aussie sporting machine, yesterday it was Charlie Tanfield’s turn to sweep all comers aside as he powered to individual pursuit glory at the Commonwealth Games.

The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the white rose county this May

Tour de Yorkshire: Changes made to the race as the four week countdown begins

With just under four weeks to go until this popular cycling race returns to the white rose county, excitement is beginning to build and preparations are busily underway.

England's Aimee Willmott (right) with her gold medal and Scotland's Hannah Miley (silver) who won silver in the Women's 400m Individual Medley at the Optus Aquatic Centre. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Commonwealth Games: Aimee Willmott comes out on top on Gold Coast to end nightmare injury year

THE White Rose of Yorkshire has blossomed early at the Gold Coast, with a storming opening day at the Commonwealth Games seeing many of Yorkshire’s athletes celebrating medals, with two golds, three silvers and one bronze.

Are cyclists to blame for the poor state of the region's roads?

YP Letters: North Yorkshire’s poorly-maintained roads are a death trap for cyclists

From: Paul Alexander Sherwood, South Kilvington, Thirsk.

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